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Sarah Weinman
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that was, without a doubt, the geekiest tweet I have ever composed, and I do not care
Kyrie is trending but alas, Gloria, Credo, Sanctus, and Agnus Dei are not
Mercury is *definitely* in retrograde if NYRB and Vice are in partnership. capitalnewyork.com/article/media/…
Mansplaining gets its ouroboros moment. salon.com/2014/10/20/rip… (via @lbennett)
Maybe we need out-and-out Razzie Awards in Literature?
The amount of bitching about Cormac McCarthy here, you know he'd be pissed if he got nominated for the Edgar Award. thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/…
Breaking News: Oscar Pistorius Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Killing Girlfriend nyti.ms/ZE9STM
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It has been a very long day and this is my reward. pic.twitter.com/Z44Mnv53CL
This day was already long and now I have to learn how to sing in Hungarian help
Now updated w/ ceo Reidy's note to authors/agents: S&S and Amazon Agree to Multi-Year Renewal, With Agency Restored publun.ch/1x1CMYX
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Indeed, Atavist Books is winding down operations by the end of the year. Its first title pubbed in March. lunch.publishersmarketplace.com/2014/10/atavis…
Slate is syndicating Vulture pieces? Is this a new thing? slate.me/1CMNiFt
We've got lots more at @PublishersLunch on S&S and Amazon's new terms agreement, "close to full agency": lunch.publishersmarketplace.com/2014/10/simon-… [reg req'd]
Wow, I hope they can pull this off: SF Bay Guardian staff hoping to buy back the paper. sfweekly.com/thesnitch/2014… (via @geetadayal)
25 years later, the search for Jacob Wetterling carries on. m.startribune.com/politics/state…
This is a rather breathless piece of puffery. mobile.nytimes.com/blogs/bits/201…
Why can't every car be the quiet car?
My new telltale sign of an anxiety dream is if social media shows up in some way, shape or form.
Nick Paumgarten's profile of Billy Joel is awfully good. Remarkable he hasn't had a new album in 21 years. newyorker.com/magazine/2014/…
Uh, this week's New Yorker short story is by Tom Hanks? newyorker.com/magazine/2014/…
I'd say this is developing. RT @ABC: Bodies of 7 women found in northwest Indiana: abcn.ws/1Fq6o8n
And by "interchangeable" I mean I just want to make jokes about Linus fearing the Great Kale
Hey guys, if pumpkin is the new kale, think of all the things that can be interchangeable now! twitter.com/bittman/status… (via @imjasondiamond)
Hey wait a minute! :) MT @harikunzru: Reading vol 4 of Knausgaard in PDF
Sometimes you want to walk into a random diner in an out of town city and order toast with butter and grape jelly.
RIP Park Honan, biographer of some of the greatest writers in the English language. theguardian.com/books/2014/oct…
!! MT @CBSNews: Keene, NH pumpkin festival turns to mayhem w/ riot police, tear gas, arrests - cbsn.ws/1Flst87 pic.twitter.com/Pw2sIhN4R7
Oh no. RT @Gawker: Xander from Buffy was arrested after a Comic-Con convention in Idaho gaw.kr/WcDAiGS
I so agree with @heydonnelly: you do have to read all of @HaleKathleen's essays. flavorwire.com/482789/longfor…
Easily the strangest and oddly riveting essay about an author's response to a bad review, by Kathleen Hale. theguardian.com/books/2014/oct…
The productivity of Brazilian pulp novelist RF Lucchetti puts everybody to shame. 1547 novels and not done yet. mobile.nytimes.com/2014/10/18/wor…
As Halloween approaches, I remind fright devotees that one can listen to Shirley Jackson herself read The Lottery: folkways.si.edu/shirley-jackso…
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The complete horror show that was scrambling to get on the bus was totally worth it to get both seats to myself, right?
The first Byliner Original in a Vook-owned world is out and it's by @LauraMLippman: publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/di…
Be it resolved that some festival somewhere books David Mitchell in conversation with David Mitchell. I would see that in a heartbeat.
We've reached tonight's peak Ebola hysteria. twitter.com/postbaron/stat…
In the works for a year! Jeez. RT @THR: #Ebola TV Series in the Works from Lynda Obst and Ridley Scott (Exclusive) thr.cm/RBLVuC
It's gonna be a movie RT @ShelfAwareness Best bookstore fantasy ever. buzzfeed.com/alanwhite/ever…
Doppels! RT @DBeyondBorders Blogs on: Sara J. Henry joins Team Detectives Beyond Borders for Bouchercon 2014 panel tinyurl.com/o7f9mlo
Here's the Mississippi Supreme Court petition that reinstated Holleman's right to practice law after his release. caselaw.findlaw.com/ms-supreme-cou…
The Telegraph reveals details about Michael Holleman, the now-infamous friend of John Grisham: telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews…
No idea why some dude is singing Bryan Adams' "Everything I Do" outside my office window, but sure, why not add that to today's madness
Please if it turns out Mamet basically rewrote Fifty Shades no actually I won't finish that sentence
Uh thanks? RT @hellerNYT: David Mamet on his new Broadway play: “It is better than oral sex" nyti.ms/1F56sKG